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Total crime 30%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 44%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePerry/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime263n/a (estimate)3,3611,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape1n/a12.830.942.6
Robbery1n/a12.829.586.2
Assault14n/a178.9187.9246.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)204250381
Burglary105n/a1,342.0352.6376.0
Theft131n/a1,674.31,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft11n/a140.6148.5228.9
Property crime247n/a (estimate)3,1571,6922,200

Key findings

  • Perry crime rates are 30% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Perry are 46% lower than the national average
  • In Perry you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Perry is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Perry has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Perry (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Perry, Iowa is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Perry are 1.73 times more than the Iowa average and 1.30 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Perry are 1.22 times less than than Iowa and 1.86 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Perry are 1.87 times more than than Iowa and 1.44 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Perry (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Iowa and all other cities across the US, is Perry safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Perry is safer than 35% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Perry is safer than 33% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Iowa and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Perry. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Perry is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Perry

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Perry is 1 in 489
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Perry is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Perry is 1 in 30
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Perry? In Perry, you have a 1 in 489 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 32. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Perry, IA is 1 in 30.

      Year Over Year Crime In Perry (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Perry, IA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Perry has not changed, while the property crime rate in Perry has not changed year over year. Summing up the numbers, Perry has not changed with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Perry police department

      ItemPerryIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)193,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.31.83.3
      There are a total of 19 Perry police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30% greater than the Iowa average and 28% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Granger, IA1,46164432495
      Dallas Center, IA1,85181545626
      Panora, IA1,09796649745
      Woodward, IA1,621106721827
      Madrid, IA2,585109736845
      Boone, IA12,6095081,2771,785
      Ogden, IA2,0694521,3571,810
      Perry, IA7,8762043,1573,361

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Floris, VA7,87670585655
      Stayton, OR7,8752323,9174,149
      Creston, IA7,8771662,1082,274
      Thousand Palms, CA7,8755883,1293,716
      Belgrade, MT7,8742292,1092,338
      Perry, IA7,8762043,1573,361
      Source: The Perry, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.